William Sowden Sims (October 15, 1858 – September 25, 1936) was an admiral in the United States Navy who sought during the late 19th and early 20th centuries to modernize the Navy. During World War I he commanded all United States naval forces operating in Europe. He also served twice as president of the Naval War College.
Admiral of the Fleet John Rushworth Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe, GCB, OM, GCVO SGM (5 December 1859 – 20 November 1935) was a British Royal Navy admiral who commanded the Grand Fleet at the Battle of Jutland in World War I.
VAdm. David C. Richardson, U.S. Navy (Ret.) Based on three interviews by Paul Stillwell, conducted in March and April 1992. The volume contains 316 pages of interview transcript plus a comprehensive index. The transcript is copyright 1998 by the U.S. Naval Institute ...
In 1972 William W. Behrens, Jr. served as Deputy Administrator of #NOAA. During August 1973, he received medical retirement with 100% disability and was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal and the permanent rank of Vice Admiral, United States Navy.
As the French delegation arrived in Russia on 20 July 1914, what would later become the most famous diplomatic crisis in history had truly begun. #History #FirstWorldWar #July1914 (Raymond Poincaré, public domain via Wikimedia Commons)